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  1. Unlicensed rooming houses only option for some of Halifax's most vulnerableRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | CBC News

    ... address were "frankly unbelieveable." Claudia Jahn, with the Affordable Housing Association of Nova Scotia, says Halifax students also fall prey to landlords who rent out space unsafe, unlicensed rooming houses. One unit "had a packed dirt floor, ...

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  2. Family and career trumps hoops for superstar Justine ColleyRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    ... that decision rather than try to fool yourself, or your teammates, into thinking that it's for you." Colley attended Halifax Grammar School. A high school star, she made headlines when she crossed the parking lot to play for Munro and the Huskies ...

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  3. Welcome the Participants for the Superscript Blog MentorshipRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Hyperallergic

    ... very excited to introduce you to the three writers who will be joining us at Superscript. Merray Gerges hails from Halifax, Nova Scotia - "an Atlantic vacuum," in her words - where she received her BA in art history from the Nova Scotia College of ...

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  4. Nova Scotia budget leaves swath of destruction in non-profit sectorRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Local residents and members of Hope Blooms, a community garden a youth herb dressing business, celebrate in 2013 at the North End Public Library in Halifax after learning that their organization was given $40,000 during an appearance on the popular television show Dragons' Den. Funding to the group was cut in the 2015 provincial budget.

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  5. Voice of the People | May 23, 2015Read the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    ... you seen Field of Dreams? If you build it, they will come." Anyone who's been to Bayers Lake Industrial Park in Halifax recently can't help but notice the huge clear-cut tract of land that rises ever higher above the big-box stores below. It is ...

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  6. Don Mills: Refashion rural Nova Scotia economy with 8 urban building blocksRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    ... of 5,000 or more, there are currently eight communities in Nova Scotia that are urban. These would include not only Halifax and Sydney, but communities like Kentville, Truro and Bridgewater. These urban communities act as regional hubs and already ...

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  7. Shifting sounds of Scotia FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Halifax musicians Philippe Djokic and Lynn Stodola will perform with their son Marc, daughter Denise and son-in-law Nelson Lee on May 28 at the Sir James Dunn Theatre. Last year's 35th edition featured a sold-out finale concert by Lynn Harrell playing the Dvorak Cello Concerto, just two weeks after Harrell played the same work at Carnegie Hall with the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra.

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  8. Building Nova Scotia's tidal power supply chainRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Nova News Now

    ... with international developers. Sessions will take place throughout 2015, in locations across Nova Scotia including Halifax, Digby and Parrsboro. In a news release today, the federal Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency said three levels of ...

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  9. Minister Shea Announces the Addition of a New Vessel to the...Read the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Market Wire

    ... new Rigid Hull Inflatable Boat is from the Rough Water Professional Series produced by Rosborough Boats in Lakeside (Halifax), Nova Scotia. These boats are built with user input, ensuring that they can meet and exceed the demanding maritime ...

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  10. Canada to Host International Athletics Competitions in EdmontonRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Market Wire

    ... world's best. The other National Track League series events are scheduled to take place in Guelph, Ontario (May 30); Halifax, Nova Scotia (June 2); Vancouver, British Columbia (June 8); and Victoria, British Columbia (June 10). The 2015 Pan American ...

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  11. Emera Announces Election of DirectorsRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Electric Energy Online

    ... will be filed on www.sedar.com . Emera Inc. is a geographically diverse energy and services company headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia with $10.19 billion in assets and 2014 revenues of $2.97 billion. The company invests in electricity ...

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  12. Ascenta Skin President Announces Plans to Grow BrandRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | PRWeb

    ... to focus on innovation in skincare and anti-aging. The company headquarters and research facility will remain in Halifax, Nova Scotia led by Marc St-Onge. Ascenta Skin products are available at leading spa retailers, Space NK, and select health care ...

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  13. Halifax police call for info on anniversaries of unsolved murdersRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Friday marked the 10th anniversary of the shooting death in Halifax of a former Saint Mary's Huskies football player, Leon Anthony Adams. Adams, 32 and a father of two, was found by police lying injured in a hallway of a home in the Halifax's north end in 2005.

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  14. Ten years later, Halifax police still seeking info on killing of Leon AdamsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    On the 10th anniversary of the shooting death of a former Saint Mary's Huskies football player, police are urging anyone with any information that may help solve the case to come forward. Leon Anthony Adams, 32, a father of two, was found by police lying injured in a hallway of a home in the Halifax's north end.

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  15. In Preschoolers, Generosity Linked to EmpathyRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | PsychCentral

    ... Psychology and the Psychology of Learning in Early Childhood) and Professor Chris Moore of Dalhousie University (Halifax, Nova Scotia). The study involved 82 children between the ages of three and six years, who were divided into three groups. The ...

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  16. Twelve male dentistry students will graduate, Dalhousie saysRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    A few hundred protesters gathered in front of the offices of the President of Dalhousie University, in Halifax Nova Scotia. The protest was a reaction to recent controversy involving certain Dalhousie dentistry program students and their comments made on social media.

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  17. Area residents pan plan for highrise overlooking Halifax CommonRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Most area residents at a public meeting Thursday night spoke out against a proposed highrise development across from the Halifax Commons. Folks in central Halifax don't want a new 25-storey highrise overlooking the Halifax Common, developer Danny Chedrawe heard at a public meeting Thursday evening.

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  18. Counting Crows cover all the basesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Chronicle Herald

    Counting Crows' lead guitarist Dan Vickrey performs at Scotiabank Centre on Thursday, as part of the band's Somewhere Under Wonderland tour. What terrific timing that the day after late night king David Letterman stepped down from his throne, one of the acts from Paste magazine's top 25 list of his musical guests should grace a Halifax stage.

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  19. Pictou County native co-writes award-winning Irish Gaelic song for short filmRead the original story

    Yesterday | The News

    ... wrote and performed the violin part. I brought onboard Toronto based actor/composer Josh Cruddas, originally from Halifax, N.S., to compose the score. I wrote the lyrics based on the script and what Michelle communicated to me about the story. I ...

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  20. Back-to-back World Tour podiums for Saanich beach volleyballerRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... to 23 in Detroit in the hopes of qualifying for the World Cup. Canada will continue with home World League stops in Halifax, NS, and Summerside, PEI.

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